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Team expands as South African agent is appointed

The team here at The Panic Room Company is expanding once again this year with the appointment of Mark Oliver as our agent for South Africa. Coventry-born Mark left the UK with his family for Cape Province in South Africa when he was 12 years-old. He was schooled in the country, completed his national service [...]

2019-06-11T11:09:40+01:00June 10th, 2019|

Panic room provides safe haven in Stellenbosch farm attack

Three robbers have attacked the home of a Stellenbosch protea farmer just hours after a fellow farmer in the same region had also been attacked and shot dead https://www.all4women.co.za/1769567/news/south-african-news/stellenbosch-farmer-recounts-terrifying-farm-attack-i-just-want-to-leave-this-place Mr and Mrs Knight have farmed and lived in Stellenbosch for 25 years and are now contemplating leaving following the violent ambush that happened on Sunday [...]

2019-06-10T14:56:53+01:00June 7th, 2019|

Armed militants storm luxury hotel in Pakistan

Armed militants have stormed the luxurious Pearl Continental in Gwadar in Pakistan in a bid to attack Chinese and other foreign investors https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/11/armed-militants-storm-luxury-hotel-in-gwadar-pakistan A hotel security guard and four terrorists were killed the attack after security forces cornered the attackers on a staircase inside the hotel after a gun fight that went on for several [...]

2019-06-05T15:50:15+01:00May 12th, 2019|

Why add a Panic Room to your home?

Huge thanks tour French agent, Pascal Tenand, and the team at Breizh-info.com, an online magazine based in the west of France, for covering the topic of 'home jacking' and why investing in a panic room is such a good idea  https://www.breizh-info.com/2019/04/13/116147/securite-du-domicile-face-a-un-home-jacking-pourquoi-etablir-une-panic-room-chez-soi  

2019-04-16T13:12:49+01:00April 16th, 2019|

Meet Pascal…

Pascal Tenand is our new French agent and we’re delighted to have him on board! We caught up with Pascal to find out a bit more about the unique experience and knowledge he brings to the team. Back in the early 90s, Pascal spent several years with a Mabey & Johnson, a leading international provider [...]

2019-04-12T09:57:03+01:00April 8th, 2019|

New corporate brochure

Over the last few months we've been working on updating our corporate brochure and, we're delighted to announce, it's finally finished! We received a couple of boxes of the new Panic Room Company brochures which feature two different cover images, one for our residential customers and one for commercial clients, from the printers this morning. [...]

2019-03-20T14:32:09+01:00March 20th, 2019|

The $10m price tag for protecting Mark Zuckerberg

When you’re the billionaire founder and CEO of one of the world’s most popular social media platforms, personal security when you’re at work and at home is a top priority. So much so, it’s rumoured that Mark Zuckerberg may have a secret ‘panic chute’ in a conference room in the middle of the space near [...]

2019-03-14T15:28:13+01:00March 14th, 2019|

Bienvenue chez The Panic Room Company!

As The Panic Room Company continues to grow and develop at pace, we’re delighted to welcome Pascal Tenand to the team. Working out of his offices in Thuir in the South of France, Pascal has been appointed as our sole French agent and will be leading our sales & business development operations in the country. [...]

2019-03-08T11:45:24+01:00March 8th, 2019|

Don’t forget the security walls!

One of the most frequent enquiries we receive here at The Panic Room Company is for security doors from both residential and commercial clients and their specific projects. If you’re considering adding a security door or doors in your home, office, hotel, embassy or school, our advice is: don’t forget the security walls too! We’ve [...]

2019-02-06T12:54:15+01:00February 6th, 2019|

15 killed in al-Shabab luxury hotel complex attack

Four gunmen from Somalian militant group al-Shabab have attacked a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi and killed at least 15 people, including one US citizen. The attack was reported by the BBC https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-46880375and other news agencies. Local police outlined how the gunmen initiated the attack by throwing bombs at vehicles in the car park and [...]

2019-01-26T10:45:06+01:00January 16th, 2019|